Career Change 2017-06-23T03:56:49+00:00

Career Change

Changing careers in midlife can seem impossible, but we are here to tell you that with the right knowledge, support, and guidance it can be done! We’ve put together the most powerful and proven articles, guides, courses, tools, and tests to help you quickly and safely change careers in midlife. 

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806, 2018

The ONE Question You Need to Ask Yourself to Avoid Being a Zombie

By | June 8th, 2018|Categories: Career Change, Purposeful Living, Self-Assessment|0 Comments

This question can help you avoid wasting years of your precious life that you can never get back If you feel stuck in your life or job and want to make a change but are

2505, 2018

Exit Strategy: Dealing with Unethical Requests from Your Boss

By | May 25th, 2018|Categories: Career Change, Purposeful Living|0 Comments

This circumstance is one of the most stressful ones you can experience at work.    Maybe you have been lucky during your career to have had great leaders. They display themselves in situations such as treating

1405, 2018

How to Be a Star at Work with this One Proven Strategy

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: Career Change, Connection, Entrepreneurship, Purposeful Living, Retirement, Self-Assessment|0 Comments

Leave the whine country I have seen this lesson work wonders on the first day I learned it. It is so simple and obvious as many profound ideas are. The bad news is that people

1405, 2018

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying and What We Can Learn from Them

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: Career Change, Connection, Entrepreneurship, Purposeful Living, Retirement|0 Comments

Minimize regrets at the end of your life In this post, I'm going to take on a weighty subject that most people don't want to face and that is the fact of our mortality. Michael

1804, 2018

7 Startling Reasons Why You’re Unhappy and What You Can Do About It

By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: Career Change, Purposeful Living, Self-Assessment|0 Comments

Awareness is the Key In this post, we'll explore seven reasons why so many people are unhappy and unfulfilled in today's world. Imagine you are driving your car and it just isn't working right. The


Career Change & Life Balance (FREE GUIDE)

Career Change & Life Balance is an invaluable resource, packed with practical information, useful references and links, and common sense advice for changing careers or achieving a better work-life balance.

In 36 succinct pages, this SPECIAL REPORT will help you:

  • Gain insight into your own life values and work priorities
  • Understand the role of career consultants, life coaches, and financial planners
  • Build a team of personal advisors to serve as a sounding board
  • Find the best self-assesment test and planning tools
  • Determine the viability of alternate career options
  • Consider the possibility of returning to school
  • Assess whether a sabbatical or learning vacation would be right for you
  • Understand the benefits and challenges of pursuing an entrepreneurial path

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Know Yourself! (FREE GUIDE)

How to Find Wisdom and Insight From a Career Aptitude or Personality Test

The right career aptitude test or personality test can provide important insight into how to focus your efforts to better manage your life and career — whether it be choosing a career, changing careers, or simply making changes to how you live and work to increase your personal and professional fulfillment. This guide is designed to help you select the right test for you — as well as how to get the most out of your results.

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How to Become a Teacher (FREE GUIDE)

Our teaching guide will help you make the transition to a second career in education. Available as an instant download.

This 40-page guide includes everything you need to know about making a career change into teaching:

  • Traits of successful teachers
  • Rewards and challenges of the profession
  • Training and certification requirements
  • Links to help you research certification procedures in all 50 states and the District of Columbia
  • Alternative routes to certification for mid-career professionals
  • Pros and cons of public and private schools
  • Finding job opportunities
  • Organizations that can provide grants and fast-track training

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Midlife Reinvention Program

Registration for our 10-week Midlife Reinvention Program is currently closed. We will be offering the next program in the fall of this year.




Life Values Assessment Test

The purpose of this assessment exercise is to help you gain insight into your personal priorities by establishing which core values are most in need of your attention at this particular point in your life. 

This life planning tool is exclusive to What’s Next, is absolutely free, and takes about 10 minutes to complete.

Click the button below to get started.

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